|Asclepias incarnata seedpods|
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Autumn's Bounty - Milkweed Seedpods
Week 3 of Fundamentals of Natural Science Illustration: Autumn's Bounty focused on seedpods. I was attracted to one particular branch of milkweed seedpods because the inside of the pod was tinted pink. I have collected many milkweed seedpods for papermaking and have never seen one tinted like this one was. I thought it was stunning! Here is my rendition of it.
The assignment was to complete one part in graphite and the rest in a combination of micron pen, walnut ink and colored pencil.